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Review: could Doxycycline cause Pleuritis (Pleurisy)?

We study 12,027 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Pleuritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pleuritis and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,646 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Pleuritis

Pleuritis (inflammation of the pleurae, which causes pain when breathing) (latest reports from 15,055 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, birth control, hepatitis c.

On Sep, 20, 2014: 12,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 14 people (0.12%) have Pleuritis.

Trend of Pleuritis in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Pleuritis * :

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Gender of people who have Pleuritis when taking Doxycycline * :

FemaleMale
Pleuritis71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Pleuritis when taking Doxycycline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pleuritis0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%25.00%0.00%62.50%0.00%

Severity of Pleuritis when taking Doxycycline ** :

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How people recovered from Pleuritis ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Hypertension (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Obesity (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. Insomnia (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Depression (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (5 people, 35.71%)
  2. Cipro (4 people, 28.57%)
  3. Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
  4. Prednisone (4 people, 28.57%)
  5. Zocor (4 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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